Ukraine

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Just a few hungry bikers make watermelons disappear
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With a group of Polish bikers, we are very lost in Ukraine!
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Riding the Black Sea coastline, we are charged a 'toll' for crossing 100 yards of beachfront.
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Grain farmers, Russian church
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A small overpriced, overloaded (including Captain) private ferry.
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cramped ferry ride
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Shopping for dinner
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Waiting for storm to pass
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Ukraine countryside
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Morning bathing on the Black Sea
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Bay Watch, Russian style
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We gather for Happy Hour at a tiny market
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Roads were not great in Ukraine
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Lost again...
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Nearly a year after we crossed China with this bike group, we meet them again for a tour or Eastern Europe. Here is our support van
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Trying to beat the heat. There were 4 languages being spoken at this table, and a good time was had by all.
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Touring the Russian navy base during fleet week at Sevestapol, Ukraine
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We assemble for police escort into national park.
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Janice pushing, or is it dancing with, her bike
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We take over a field for a nights camp
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After Doug got hit by a car, he put this warning device on his bike. It was even more scary when they hit the can.
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Fancy lunch before our fun downhill drift into Yalta, Ukraine
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Doug trying to look as cool as the guy in this ad for gun safes
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Beach front on the Black Sea
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We ride a freighter to Istanbul, Turkey
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So long Ukraine, we freight ship our way to what turned out to be a favorite, Turkey
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We stop for a swim in the middle of the Black Sea
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"Ukraine was a bit of a struggle, I wonder how Turkey will be?"